Corporate Rescue and Legal Supports for Businesses Post COVID-19
The JCOERE Project (Judicial Co-Operation supporting Economic Recovery in Europe) led by Professor Irene Lynch Fannon at UCC School of Law is delighted to announce this free webinar event.
The webinar will take place on Friday, November 27th from 3:30pm - 5:00pm.
The event, convened by the JCOERE Project team and the UCC School of Law, will consist of three short panel sessions on preventive restructuring processes in Ireland including corporate rescue (recent developments in Examinerships and Schemes of Arrangement), recent European developments, particularly the UK and the Netherlands, in addition to legal supports for businesses post COVID-19 including prospects for a new rescue process for small companies.
The event will feature a broad range of speakers discussing these themes, and will include contributions from:
Opening remarks delivered by Professor Mark Poustie, Dean of UCC School of Law
The Hon. Mr Justice Michael Quinn, High Court of Ireland and The Hon. Mr Justice David Barniville, High Court of Ireland, discussing: Recent Developments in Examinerships and Schemes of Arrangement
Moderator- Professor Irene Lynch Fannon, School of Law, UCC
Professor Gerard McCormack, University of Leeds and INSOL International Scholar and Professor Reinout Vriesendorp, Partner, De Brauw, Blackstone, Westbroek, Amsterdam and Professor of Insolvency Law, Leiden University, discussing: New Rescue Processes in the UK and the Netherlands
Moderator - Dr. Jennifer Gant, JCOERE and School of Law
Neil McDonnell, Chief Executive of the Irish SME Association and Barry Lyons, Solicitor for ISME, discussing: Supports for Small and Medium Sized Enterprises Post COVID-19 including Prospects for Business Rescue
Moderator - Aoife Finnerty, JCOERE and School of Law
There are 3 CPD points available for this event.
The JCOERE Project (no. 800807) and this webinar is funded by the European Union’s Justice Programme (2014-2020)